Here's a preview of one of the new characters from Mark's next arc : Lies.
I'll be posting more of these as I make them.
My last plan has been a bit delayed for two reasons...
First, it's taking me longer than I had hoped to get a good grasp of how to draw what I want to draw, especially with the change in medium.
Second, I was originally planning on jumping right into Mark's next arc. That's not quite what's going to be happening anymore... I want to show a wider portion of the world, and there is some cross-arc interactions that will be happening soon... assuming they haven't happened already. ;)
I feel it is time to start Awere, what was originally supposed to be the 'first' arc of this whole thing.
@Stella: I'm glad you're still checking in on this. Don't worry, I'm still working on it, it's just taking longer than expected to get a good process going. (I have a number of pages drawn, but am still having issues finding a fast enough way to get them colored)
Regarding the sword issue: Good catch. The reason he has it that way is to make it more feasible to draw out the swords. Curved swords are hard to make a good scabbard for, and there is always a risk it will get caught. (Especially if drawing over the shoulder.) He accounts for this a little bit by wearing longer sleeves to protect his arms when he can... It tells a little about his character. It isn't a safe way to hold them, but because it is more efficient, he doesn't care.